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1989 buick park avenue tranny problems

When driving at low speed the car bucks and also making low speed turns.was told it was in the tranny..and was caused by locked in torque ..convertor does this make sense and can it be fixed

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  • ronald_brow Feb 02, 2009

    does it in forward gear only in drive ..is ok in low gears

  • ronald_brow Feb 02, 2009

    it only does it in drive..it is ok in low gears..i never use my overdrive..any ideas??

  • ronald_brow Feb 02, 2009

    do u know if it is causing any damage driving when the lockup torque converter is locked in all the time

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Does it do it in all forward gears or just overdrive?

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  • ccn7 Feb 02, 2009

    Your car does have what they call lockup torque converter, in your case its locked in all the time and its not suppost to be. unfortunetly the only fix is replacement, and that means tranmission has to come out.

  • ccn7 Feb 02, 2009

    short trips will be ok, if it dosent buck in a lower gear.

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